The interview was conducted on September 9, 2013 via Skype. The interviewer is Kevin Savetz (http://savetz.com) This is the complete, unedited version of the interview. An edited version is in episode 4 of "Antic -- the Atari 8-Bit Podcast" (http://www.AtariPodcast.com).
Chris Crawford's web page is at http://www.erasmatazz.com and the source code for some of his programs is available (http://www.erasmatazz.com/library/source-code.html) The full text of De Re Atari is at http://atariarchives.org/dere/ and http://archive.org/details/ataribooks-de-re-atari ... More information about Eastern Front is available: http://www.atariarchives.org/APX/showinfo.php?cat=20050 and http://www.atariarchives.org/creativeatari/Eastern_Front.php and http://www.atarimagazines.com/compute/issue57/computer_game.html
Topics of discussion: Jacksonville, Oregon; Trust and Betrayal; Balance of Power; Eastern Front (1941); the Battle of Waterloo;
Atari Program Exchange (APX); Eastern Front source code; Eastern Front scenario editor; Last of the Incas;
Western Front (1943); galilean relativity; interactive storytelling; Alan Kay; challenges of
computer game design; indie game development; video game developers vs. Hollywood mindsets; working at
Atari Corp.; programming the Atari 2600; Energy Czar; SCRAM; the first software evangelist; writing De Re Atari;
Ray Kassar; Atari research and development; Gossip game; Excalibur game; Atari software development support group;
Atari management; Atari layoffs.
Another interview with Crawford is here: http://archive.org/details/getlamp-crawford